Scrub Practitioner

Care UK
Shepton Mallet
07 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

We have a new opportunity for a Scrub Practitioner to join our multidiscplinary theatre team at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre. We only treat NHS patients and we’re focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Somerset. We believe in treating you as quickly as possible – helping you to get better, faster. We offer a range of treatments and also provide diagnostic services, using the latest MRI, ultrasound and plain film x-ray technology.

Responsible To

Theatre Manager

Key Responsibilities

As a Scrub Practitioner, you will be expected to actively participate in and maintain the highest standard of care and safety for patients, visitors and staff in the operating theatre suite Key duties will be: • Being competent in all aspects of anaesthetic technique and procedures • Maintaining accurate clinical observation of the patient’s clinical condition and alerting medical staff when required • Assisting in ensuring that the department is at all times clean and organised with sufficient supplies and equipment which are correctly cleaned, in working order and correctly stored • Monitoring theatre procedures with regards to checking of swabs, needles and instruments

To be successful in this role you will have: • Recent relevant experience • Clinical experience in Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Ophthalmic Surgery, Gynaecology and ENT surgical procedures

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